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  • Open Call for Artists
    Are you a local artist ? The Base, Greenham is calling out to local artists for the chance to display their work for sale as part of the venue’s upcoming Festival of Arts & Crafts, which will take place from Saturday 9 April to Monday 18 April. Artists working in any style or medium are… Read More »Open Call for Artists
  • Newbury Twin Town looks ahead
    The thriving Newbury Twin Town Association has announced plans for a local ‘Youth for Europe’ event this summer. The event will host about forty young people from the different Twin Towns across Europe, from 11th to 18th August 2022. Plans are in hand to organise daily outings and activities, based at Thirtover, Cold Ash. The… Read More »Newbury Twin Town looks ahead
  • Our garden at Washford
    Our garden at Washford in Somerset is a wonderful piece of land. My grandfather William bought the land in 1914, and built the house and garden, housing a shop, Post Office, and boot and bicycle repairs too in its time. He laid out the garden over an acre of land, building a pond with a… Read More »Our garden at Washford
  • Free bus rides today
    Free bus journeys starting in West Berkshire this Saturday (December 18) are expected to repeat the success of last Saturday. More than 1,500 people got their trips on Newbury Buses and Reading Buses for free during last Saturday’s promotion, which was run in partnership with West Berkshire Council. “Last Saturday was a massive success with… Read More »Free bus rides today
  • Mayor of Newbury’s Christmas Tea
    The Mayor of Newbury, Councillor Billy Drummond, is inviting the town’s elderly residents to join him for a Festive Afternoon Tea. With the Mayor’s Drive and Tea Party unable to take place for two summers in a row due to coronavirus, the Mayor wanted to make the most of the opportunity to be able to… Read More »Mayor of Newbury’s Christmas Tea
  • Hungerford road closure
    Hungerford Level Crossing, at Station Road in Hungerford, will be closed on 21st November 2021 between the hours of 00:50 to 08:15. The closure will run from the crossing’s junctions with Everland Road (one way street) and Park Street. This closure is to enable Network Rail carryout an annual review of the level crossing. A… Read More »Hungerford road closure
  • Thatcham-based Kings fight on
    Thatcham-based Thames Valley Kings, the Wheelchair Basketball Club, were in action last Saturday, with the 3rd team up against Aylesbury Aces’ 2nd team. Kings took an early lead in the first quarter with 10 points to 2, then Aces slowly chipped away at the lead, coming within four points at one stage. Kings regrouped in… Read More »Thatcham-based Kings fight on